CDOT Announces Events And Road Closures June 20-23

Monday, June 17, 2019

Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces the following events and road closures:   

Thursday, June 20

Ales on 8th -  W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Thursday, June 20 from 2-11 p.m. This closure will be in effect each Thursday evening through Feb. 27, 2020.     

 

LUAU at Cooper's Alley // Summer Solstice Edition // Pop-Up - Cooper's Alley (Passageways 2.0 alley) will be closed to vehicular traffic on Thursday, June 20 from 2-11 p.m. for the grand opening of LUAU by London Calling. They will be throwing a summer solstice party in the alley turning Cooper's Alley into a tropical paradise to celebrate the longest day of the year.

Friday, June 21

Nightfall - Cherry Street will be closed at E MLK Blvd from 3 p.m.-midnight for Nightfall setup. Market Street will be closed from East 8th Street to East 10th Street, and ML King Blvd will be closed from Broad Street to Georgia Avenue from 5:30 p.m.-midnight for Nightfall. These closures will be in effect each Friday night through Aug. 30.

Saturday, June 22

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street (south of the the Republic Parking lot) and W M.L. King Blvd, and W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 a.m.-midnight each Saturday through Dec. 27.

 

Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22  

Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

Starting Friday at 9 a.m. Riverfront Parkway will be closed to all traffic from Power Ally to Chestnut Street for the Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon setup and packet pickup, which will occur Saturday from 12-5 p.m.

Sunday, June 23

Beginning at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 23, the following closures will occur for the triathlon:

Riverfront Parkway will be closed to all traffic from Molly Lane to Aquarium way and closed to through traffic from W. MLK to Molly Lane.

The southbound off-ramp from Veterans Bridge to Riverfront Parkway will also be closed. 

The center lanes of Riverfront Pkwy, Riverside Drive, and Amnicola Highway will remained blocked off to traffic during the race from Aquarium Way to just past the entrance to Chattanooga State Community College. 

Chattanooga Police Department will be at all major intersections to help direct traffic. CDOT asks drivers in the outside lanes to only cross the center lanes at the signals where officers are directing traffic.

Roads will reopen at 3 p.m. with the exception of Riverfront Parkway, Power Alley and Chestnut Street; they will reopen by 5 p.m.

Sunday, June 23

Chattanooga Market - 

Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. each Sunday through Nov. 24.

 

View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space.

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